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Risk roles on the rise: SEEK
ALLY SELBY  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 DEC 2019
... for the private sector in 2020, thanks to more active regulatory bodies. Other key trends in the report include social services and construction as employment growth areas, and demand for temporary versus permanent work holding steady. SEEK said that ...
Complex retirement system requires simplicity: Report
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 AUG 2019
... coordinating body, with representatives from the departments of Aged Care, Australian Government Actuary, Health, Social Services, Treasury and Veterans' Affairs, should be established to make recommendations to the government to address structural ...
Deeming rate calculations should be independent: Poll
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 25 JUL 2019
... body. After the Federal Government lowered deeming rates from July 1, we wanted to find out if the Minister for Social Services should no longer set the rates. Seventy-six percent of respondents said the task should be handed over to an independent body ...
Board of Taxation reviews granny flat taxes
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 1 APR 2019
... arrangements. The board has recently consulted with stakeholders from within the Government including the Department of Social Services, Department of Human Services and the Attorney-General's Department. Consultations will continue throughout April ...
Amendments to retirement income law assent
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 11 MAR 2019
... legislative framework surrounding retirement income and social security receiving Royal Assent late last week. The Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Supporting Retirement Incomes) Bill 2018 amends the Social Security Act 1991 and the Veterans' ...
Treasury initiates review post RC
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 8 FEB 2019
... counselling services are funded and co-ordinated. Financial counselling services are provided by the Department of Social Services with a commitment that totals $64 million over 4.5 years. However, the services lean on short-term grant based funding ...
New Bill bolsters retirement income
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 6 DEC 2018
... viability of retirement income has been tabled before Parliament. Introduced in Parliament on November 29, the Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Supporting Retirement Incomes) Bill 2018 proposes three main measures to lifetime income streams ...
Super industry welcomes Age Pension backflip
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 6 SEP 2018
... 20%. The Government announced the policy change on Wednesday, with newly appointed Minister for Families and Social Services, Paul Fletcher confirming Prime Minister Scott Morrison's announcement of the policy back-flip on breakfast television earlier ...
Financial literacy in females continues to lag
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 31 JUL 2018
... report said. The household income and labour dynamics in Australia Survey (HILDA) is funded by the Department of Social Services, with research undertaken by Roger Wilkins and Inga Lass at the University of Melbourne's school of applied economics ...
Age Pension changes looming
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 16 JUN 2017
... July 2023, will reach 67-years-old for those born on or after 1 January 1957, according to the Department of Social Services. No changes will apply for those born before 1 July 1952; and qualification age remains at 65. Recipients of Veterans' Affairs ...
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